Monday, August 7, 2017

Contract: Lockheed, $28.8M

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded $28,784,100 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 5523 issued against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020). This order provides for supplies and services in support of the F-35 Lightning II milestone event capabilities, including retrofit modification kits and installation services for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, and non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants. Work will be performed in Fort Worth and is expected to be completed in July 2020. This order combines purchases for the Air Force (45 percent), Marine Corps (30 percent); Navy (18 percent); and non-U.S. DoD participants (7 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 08/07/17) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of the F-35 integrated training center.